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The Role Of African American Churches In U.S. Political History, Cynthia Taylor Jul 2006

The Role Of African American Churches In U.S. Political History, Cynthia Taylor

Cynthia Taylor

No abstract available


'Why Must I Be The Only Woman To Lose My Birthright?’ Gender And Modernity In Upper-Class Twentieth-Century American Life, Margaret Lowe Jun 2006

'Why Must I Be The Only Woman To Lose My Birthright?’ Gender And Modernity In Upper-Class Twentieth-Century American Life, Margaret Lowe

Margaret Lowe

A 2007 CART Summer Grant would provide the critical time and resources I need to complete detailed archival for my proposed monograph: ‘Why Must I Be the Only Woman to Lose My Birthright?’ Gender and Modernity in Upper-Class Twentieth-Century American Life. A social history, this project will highlight the ways in which upper-class men and women (mostly from New England) both resisted and shaped the emergence of American modernity. With a close analysis of a broad range of primary sources, including personal papers, letters, diaries, medical and scientific tracts, and periodical literature, my research will illuminate the specific gender and ...


A. Philip Randolph And Religion, Cynthia Taylor May 2006

A. Philip Randolph And Religion, Cynthia Taylor

Cynthia Taylor

No abstract available


The Great Confusion In Indian Affairs: Native Americans & Whites In The Progressive Era, John Bowes Dec 2005

The Great Confusion In Indian Affairs: Native Americans & Whites In The Progressive Era, John Bowes

John P. Bowes

According to Holm, the absence of a theortical framework caused the confusion in Federal Indian policy during the Progressive Era, a period stretching roughly from the 1890s to the 1920s. As the nineteenth century drew to a close, hardened supporters of assimilation like Richard Henry Pratt struggled to operate in an American society that began to view as worthy certain elements of American Indian culture like art and environmental preservation.


Indians And Emigrants: Encounters On The Overland Trails, John Bowes Dec 2005

Indians And Emigrants: Encounters On The Overland Trails, John Bowes

John P. Bowes

No abstract provided.


'Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' And 'Federal/National Council Of Churches', Jill Gill Dec 2005

'Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.' And 'Federal/National Council Of Churches', Jill Gill

Jill K. Gill

No abstract provided.